Wake Up Call: Messianic Bush Spells Out Plans for Next Four Years
Bump: This is in the Sunday Times, so we're moving it up to Sunday's posts.
If this doesn't make you wake up and smell the coffee, I don't know what will. The thought that Bush is ruling our government by his own personal messianic brand of religious zealotry makes me absolutely ill. If John Kerry does not win this election, we are all in trouble.
Tristero quotes Ron Suskind's astonishing New York Times Magazine article about Bush and his messianic faith. His belief that G-d is speaking through him and guiding him in his Presidency. His decision-making that comes from his instincts or gut, as he would put it, rather than from facts. Tristero has the quotes from Suskind on Bush's recent meeting with top long-term Republican donors called the RNC Regents in which he set out his beliefs and his plans for the next four years. The quotes are chilling. In addition to the critical sections quoted by Tristero, you must read all of Suskinds' article. Here are some more choice portions:
First, how some in the Republican party are coming to view Bush:
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